First edition. Publisher's original blue cloth boards with titles in gilt to the spine. top edge gilt. Octavo. 450pp. With 21 colour plates and 11 illustrations throughout the text. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with light bumping and rubbing at the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. Previous owner's name to the front free endpaper and some light spotting to the prelims and text block edge otherwise clean and bright throughout. An attractive example, scarce in this condition.
Stock code: 13819